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. the other big story in egypt is the treatment of journalists. president obama spoke out on the suspect demanding detained reporters and human rights activists be freed. they took them away from the heart of the protest, this after they atooked journalists. a british journalist was severely beaten today. cnn anderson cooper tweeted he was attacked again today. this time his vehicle window was smashed. the u.s. calls it an attempt to intimidate the press and suppress the reporting what's really happening. while the egyptian government has accused the media of being sympathetic to protestors. president obama is praying for egypt. >> we pray that the violence in egypt will end and that the rights and aspirations of the egyptian people will be realized. and that a better day will dawn on egypt, and throughout the world. >> he spoke this morning at the annual national prayer breakfast in washington. mr. obama has called on egyptian president hosni mubarak to begin transitions to a more democratic system but stopped short of saying he must step down now. >> the husband of gabby gifford gave t
with president obama's visit to the bay area. arriving at sfo, you see, moments ago. getting off "air force one" greeted by gavin newsom. state attorney general, and the new san francisco mayor ed lee who was there to thank the president about all of the concessions being made for high speed rail and central city subway in san francisco. >> compelling video to see "air force one" at sfo. mr. obama's fourth trip to the bay area as president. the previous three trips were fundraisers, or scam p campaign. tonight. different. a private dinner with a dynamic dozen. the president meeting with a who's who of the silicone valley. among 12 vip guests, steve job, mark zuckerberg, larry elerson, and eric schmidt, expected on the peninsula at a private home. the story begins tonight at sfo. bring in nbc's tracy grant who joins us covering mr. obama as he touched down about 10, 15 minutes ago. is that right? >> yes, about 10 minutes ago. punctual as always. president obama showed up here at sfo. as you were saying he met with, gavin newsom, lieutenant-governor newsom, state attorney general, we're waiting f
charger. leader of the human resistance. >>> on the tarmac tonight air force one at sfo. president obama spending the night in the bay area. gathering the best and the bright nest silicon valley to help solve the nation's problems with some bay area innovation. good evening, everyone. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. it was the most talked about dinner parent in the country tonight and it happened here. 11 men, one woman and the president, an elite gathering of silicon valley giants. you see the arrivals here in woodside tonight. the goal, pretty simple, promote new jobs and convince these business leaders to reinvest their cash back into the american economy. biio onsf dollars in cash that's sitting on the sidelines. the gathering on the peninsula lasted less than three hours but its impact might be felt for years. nbc's jean elle tracking president obama, joining us now from his hotel next door to sfo. jean? >> reporter: raj, the president arrived here at his hotel in millbrae around 10:00 after that meeting with high-tech executives in woodside. insiders say he wants their
$1.76 per gallon for gasoline. >> and president obama condemned violence in libya, announcing he's studying options to pressure muammar gaddafi to stop attacks against his people. reports say mersen yairys are shooting everyone in sight. this video claims to show fighting. pro testers are not backing down, taking to the streets today and president obama says free speech rights must be protected. >> these actions violate international norms. and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. muammar gaddafi is vowing to stay in power, there is a mass exodus along libya's borders, thousands crossing into egypt, many call the situation inside of the country a slaughter house. >> and in the astro there is some reason to celebrate there has been a policy reversal on same-sex marriage. and here in california the court fight continues over prop 8, banning same-sex marriage. and opponents are asking those marriages be allowed to resume and mark matthews is here with more. >> they filed a motion today in the courts. looks as if the two are somehow related because opponents of
. president obama says qaddafi's decision to open fire on his own people is unacceptable. >> this is not simply a concern of the united states. the entire world is watching. >> the president is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to geneva for talks that could lead to sanctions. foreigners are rushing out before things get worse. >> there are thousands going to the airport just to be there and just to sit there waiting for nobody knows for what basically. >> the international federation says hundreds have been killed in the anti-government demonstrations. >>> the death toll stands at 98 following tuesday's devastating earthquake in christchurch. more than 200 others are missing in the aftermath of the 6.3 quake. analysts are now saying reconstruction could cost $12 billion. noel cisneros was escorted behind police lines for a look at the devastation. >> christchurch is known as the garden city. a mixture of the modern ringed with green. now the garden city looks like it has been bombed, looted and pull var rised into rub bish. -- and pulvarized to rub bish. >> not
mubarak's latest refusal to resign. president obama is taking his toughest stance yesterday. alison burns reports the obama administration was caught off guard when he did not resign. >> reporter: dave, hosni mubarak's speech really blind sided the obama administers. after ward president obama issued this statement. too many egyptians remain unconvinced the government is serious about a genuine transition to democracy. it's the responsibility of the government to speak clearly to the egyptian people without world. president obama called for the egyptian government to spell out in clear and unambiguous language the step by step process that will lead to democracy. this clearly is a huge frustration for the obama administration. part of what lead to the expectation that mubarak would step down are comments from the cia director at a congressional hearing yesterday. he said it was a strong likelihood. the cia has been facing harsh criticism. as for whether president obama will talk about it pubically today, he has no public events scheduled but this is press secretary robert gibb's last day
possible resident >> welcome back. it's 5:24 let's make it. the obama administration may not be in such a hurry to close the prison at quantanamo bay after all. congressman leon penetta said that get moe is probably where osama bin laden and other senior al-queda leaders would be taken if they're captured alive. this is the first acknowledgement that the controversial prison might be used to hold future detainees. other officials added the president is committed to closing the prison and the long-time critic called the statements very disturbing. >> the father of the so-called american taliban john walker lynn continues to strongly defend his son. franklin spoke to law students yesterday. he said his son was wrongly branded as a terrorist by the u.s. government and as a trader by the american media. lynch says the military and bush administration botched his son's case from the movement he was captured in afghanistan in late 2001. >> the honorable thing for this -- the smart thing for the government of the united states to do when they find a kid who's fluent in arabic wh
that means for the project's future tonight. mark? >> reporter: well, allen, president obama's budget does contain money to complete the first phase of the bart expansion here to the south bay and civic leaders are optimistic republicans on capitol hill are still vowing a fight over transportation funding. the first phase of the bart extension to the south bay would run for just over 10 miles from fremont to san jose's neighborhoods. the news that the federal transit administration is recommending $130 million in federal funds for the project almost certainly clears the way for construction to begin next year. >> this is tremendous and phenomenal news. >> reporter: the vta is building the extension that bart will operate and maintain. >> this project increases access in and out in santa clara county connecting the three largest areas in the bay area, san francisco, oakland and san jose. increases the access for both employees coming into santa clara county and employees going outside. >> reporter: in 2000 santa clara county voters approved a half cents sales tax to build the bart station t
live outside the alta exit allie rasmus. >>> president obama is waking up here in the bay area this morning that is following an exclusive dinner with the who's who's. kraig debro is live. >> reporter: the schedule departure time is 8:35. we'res at the north access road if you are traveling on 101 you'll see a sign on north access road. that is where we are. this is a media staging area. hopefully from here moments from now or within the hour we will be standing a little closer to the airplane. this picture we got from milbray you can see a better picture of air force one. not at the tarmac but closer to a hangar. this is live picture from near that motel. we will be able to show you the departure. white house says the president earl motorcade drove in to continue a dialogue with business on working together. last night the home of democratic donor john door mr. obama had dinner with the top high-tech ceo they include oracle, yahoo, and cisco companies. the meeting comes in the after math of president obama's budget. republicans grumble doesn't cut it enough because it cuts too
. the other big story in egypt is the treatment of journalists. president obama spoke out on the suspect after years of scenes like these... a voice rises that is seldom heard... "the new jihad of this age is the jihad of the pen. we solve our disputes through intellect and through reason. the age of the jihad of the sword is over." what you might not know about this muslim sect... it's the moderate muslim voice that we as americans have been longing for, yearning for since 9/11"on the "700 club" >> a winter tragedy in northeast oklahoma. at least three people were killed when a truck plunged offhand a snow-covered bridge into an icy river today. the truck jumped a guardrail and was partially submerged as you can see. investigators are trying to determine exactly how this accident happened and how many people were in the vehicle. there were reports as many as eight people inside. there was 20 inches of snow on the ground, and the temperature was 9 degrees below zero. >> president obama is pushing new incentives to persuade the nation's businesses to make their buildings more energy efficient.
is a registered sex offender. >> good news for projects in president obama's new budget. it sets aside hundreds of millions for subway and bart's san jose extension. terry mcsweeney is live in san francisco to crunch the number and talk more about what would still prevent the money from getting here. >> i'm here about a block from union square. the construction is already underway and the news that the muni got yesterday from washington was very good news indeed. hundreds of millions of bucks for this $1.6 billion project. take a look at some muni transportation agency animation what it's going to look like when it's all done. it's going to be a link from 4th street near i-80 all the way to chinatown, much underground and going under union square. the president's budget has $200 million for this project, another $700 million in federal funding to follow they believe. that's going to be completed in 2018. bringing bart to san jose, the warm spring station had its ground breaking in the fall of 2009. more ground breaking projects now that presiden
news. >> thank you. >>> president obama is defending his new budget proposal as one of tough choices. the president pitched his $3.7 trillion budget plan this morning, saying his proposal is a down payment towards fiscal solvency and more needs to be done to parish that -- accomplish that goal including changes to major entitlement problems. >> we'll have bring down healthcare costs further, including programs like medicare and medicaid which are the single most biggest contributors to the long-term deficits. i think we should -- >> republicans are blasting his proposal saying it does little to bring down the deficit. they are preparing a budget plan of their own. the president has made it clear what he wants to see what republicans are offering before any talks take place. >>> the gop spending plan could endanger the effort to affect the sacramento delta. this would gut rules that protect delta water rules, the salmon run and the endangered delta smelt. >>> and president obama's new 2012 budget calls for $130 million to help extend b.a.r.t. all the way to s an jose. but the project
or third base. >>> still ahead, first lady michelle obama reveals something the president has not done. >>> also, the breakdown on bullying. details of a new study which questions what students are likely to pick on their peers. >>> junk food. now researchers say it could seriously affect a child's mind. >>> and the common procedure that some women may not need to have. >>> and plenty of sunshine and temperatures cooling about 20 to 30 degree frs ts e s those record highs right now, 61 in san jose, 60 in san mateo and 60 in san francisco. it's going to be cold tonight in the south and also the east bay. temperatures in the 30s. we'll also be talking about rain. that's in minutes. >>> the study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not have to undergo a painful procedure. surgeons have removed limpb nodes from patients to keep the cancer from spreading, but research finds this holds no advantage at all. the study claims that chemotherapy and radiation would wipe it out. >>> a new study finds that young kids who eat fatty foods appear to have lower iqs later in life. k
's developments in cairo, including a live report on the obama administration's reaction from our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> it started as a search for a missing couple along devils slide. now it's an investigation into suspicious death in san francisco. francisco. >> the person was found on lombard avenue. the problem is no one seems to know where that address s none of the people at the hotel could confirm anything like that happened there. let's take you over to devil slide right now. that's where a search is getting underway any moment for the search of a man who is believed to be with the woman in that; death. they're looking for a man. the man is billy waterman, 51. he and his wife colleen were reported missing on monday. this all began on monday when people reported billy and colleen waterman missing. they came top -- to san francisco. less are doing an autopsy on the body found in the hotel. it may or may not be that of colleen waterman. they found the car just off devil slide and believe that belly waterman may be in the area. now, of course, they conducted a search off devil slide y
against libya. this, while president obama for the first time called for moammar gadhafi to step down. here in the bay area demonstrators gathered at the u.n. plaza in san francisco. we'll have the latest. >>> the close call a pilot had today after his plane crashed just after taking off from the palo alto airport. the news at 5:00 starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. snow fell in parts of the bay area today, but nothing like the forecast called for. well, now the temperatures are headed down again. we have team coverage on this cold snap. kimberly terry tells us house nurseries are preparing for all this. but we check in first with rob mayeda. >> record-breaking temperatures early this morning. 20s out in san rafael, 28 degrees, napa 27, 34 in oakland and 35 at sfo airport. it was around twin peaks in san francisco we had the dusting of snow overnight. even around san jose, early in the morning, but mainly just some rain. but notice what happened during the day today. we had pretty intense showers rolling through. morgan hill and san martin. brent canon reporting show
. >> the conservatives who gathered in washington hope to find their choice to replace president obama. >> making president obama a one-term president. >> president obama is no ronald reagan. >> reporter: texas congressman ron paul won the straw vote contest with 30%. the annual conference was about more than picking a candidate in to 2012. the want the republican party to act boldly in solving the country's problems. >> we need to restore american optimism and we need to restore america's hope for the future. >> the tea party showed off its power at the conference. just as it did on capitol hill this past week when freshmember republicans forced party leaders to nearly triple the size of proposed budget ky cuts, another sign conservatives are getting what they want. >> what we got in the last election is a reaction from the country, and they said, we want something in there to put a stop to this. >> reporter: the only question now? who will lead the g.o.p. effort next year to defeat president obama. >> two influential republicans, sarah palin, and mike huckabee skipped cpac this year. they have
having to shoulder part? reporting live jade hernandez. >>> president obama is waking up here in the bay area this morning. that is following his meeting with a small elite group official can business leaders. ktvu news got a look at the motorcade. the private 90 minute dinner was at the home of john door. >> i think it's always good for the president to go out into the nation rather than bring people into the white house. >> a small group of demonstrators were along the motorcade route. they were protesting against smart meters. those attending include apple steve jobs facebook mark zuckerberg and google executive. >>> earlier several well known bay area politicians were there to greet president obama when air force one touched down at sfo. president will leave sfo at 8:45 this morning for hillsborough, oregon where he will tour the intel plant with the company ceo. >>> this morning highway 29 remains closed because of snow. the chp decided to shut down the road following a large number of spinouts and crashes. heavy rain also caused problems in mill valley where the parking lot flooded
obama. in the meantime, air travel is still struggling to get on schedule. >>reporter: @ s f o, long lines. many people are trying to rebooked flights because there are regional flight was delayed because of the weather. on average, there were delayed about two hours with low visibility and a poor conditions. dodgem raindrops just to get to the terminal. they had to dodge those raindrops and once they got inside, they have to make a new connection. >> we're trying to go to missouri. >> los angeles. the delay is 3.5 hours. >> gatlinburg, texas. and i think that it is going to be delayed. we've gone to junior olympics in memphis and were also delayed. so, i guess we're just kidding used to it. >> the best advice. >>reporter: to call before you are leaving to either catch a plane, were collected somebody. >>pam: kate thompson she is in the north bay. >>reporter: and we are showing this rainfall for cold. chilly. and parts of the embarcadero. actually, we are seeing some blue skies. 101 north, it is finally, through novado, 12 minutes, petaluma, 40 minutes and that is about one hour ago.
of the damage done. >> bay area tech leaders are getting set to welcome president obama tonight to the bay area. they're having dinner with him as part of his plan to spotlight education and innovation. jenelle wang is live in the news room with more, including some of the big names who will be breaking bread with the president. jeannette? >> just to let you know, i am not one of those people this is is a quick trip for president obama. he will fly in to attend an intimate dinner at a private location with bay area hi-tech executives. the white house has not released the official guest list yet but there are reports they include mark zuckerberg and google's ceo eric schmidt. these are many of the same executives that met with president obama in washington back in december to discuss job creation. this trip will also be focusing on jobs as well as innovation and education. it's not a fund-raising trip like many of his previous visits. has last visit in october included a $30,000 a head political fund-raiser at the home of google's vice president. this is the president's 8th official visit to cal
a new attorney general. >> reporter: president barack obama is motorcade reached woodside yesterday under the cover of darkness and the watchful eye of the secret service. he was among a dozen high tech executives for a private dinner to discuss innovation and private sector job growth. president barack obama wants to spend billions on high-speed internet clean energy and other programs. he says he served under bush's council meetings like this one and necessary to keep our country moving in the right direction. >> calle >> i think he should mingle with the people and those are good people. to keep the cutting edge and progress in technology. >> reporter: when he leaves on friday he will travel to or dent in woodside. --oregon-- >> james: we had this chance to speak with the tech analysts on why the president wanted to meet a zipper. >> caller: he represents the next generation of technology companies coming up. brent blends a demographic that has been very supportive of him. when he went through as election campaign. the audience has its massive mobilize civil. he could be one of h
that president obama has said in the last few minutes that egypt must spell out the changes needed to keel what has happened so far in cairo. here in the bay area a lot of people watching what happened in egypt. and president mubarak's refusal to step down is being met with criticism. mike hellgren has the story. >> reporter: a student was quick to call mubarak a pathological liar, a man with no respect for the young people in egypt. today they watched on tv and online. one american, one egyptian, both very disappointed with mubarak's refusal to step down. >> if the promubarak prospective -- >> reporter: then there's professor ibarim. american born, her family remains in egypt. >> we heard him say he was going to call for a constitutional amendments, he was going to appoint economies to do that and nobody wants him to appoint anything, we want him out. at this point it's really just a psychological battle. >> reporter: mubarak said today he will delegate powers to the vice president. ebraham calls him a pathological power. >> nobody believes he is going to give up power in september. and we hav
-def doppler on our weather page. go check it out. >>> president barack obama waking up in the bay area this morning. last night, he had dinner with the best minds in silicon valley. let's go to anne makovec. she is at sfo where he will board air force one to go to oregon in a few hours. >> reporter: we just spotted air force one. it's on the tarmac here behind me across this waterway pretty far away. but you can see the tail there and a little american flag. it may be air force one, taking off here from sfo this morning. he is headed up to hillsborough, oregon. here's a look at the president's arrival last evening to the cloudy and rainy bay area. he is here on the west coast to promote his agenda to make the u.s. more competitive globally. he is pushing for new spending on innovation, education, high- speed rail and faster internet service. he is also looking for ideas on how to create more jobs through technology. so last night he had dinner with the innovators 6 some successful silicon valley valley companies looking for ideas. 26-year-old facebook founder mark zuckerberg, apple lea
. >>> president obama has given up one of his bad habits. >>> eggs, good old eggs are changing, and they may be better for your diet. >>> what you got, lindsey? >> maybe the cleveland cavaliers should have some. the terps glad to have a game tomorrow night. prepare for a shark invasion at >>> an explosion at a petroleum plant near houston sent flames shooting 100 feet into the air this afternoon. it happened just after 2:00 p.m. heavy fire continues there at this hour. so far, no reports of any injuries, but one person may be missing. company officials say it is natural gas that's burning and it is not an environmental hazard. no word right now on what may have started this fire. >>> now, some jarring surveillance video out of turkey. we warn you, it shows the moment that a truck slams into the side of a bus full of passengers. first passengers were just sitting and talking onboard the bus and then looked out the window and saw a huge truck headed toward them. it was too late for anybody to get out of the way. it happened last friday. the stunned bus driver picked himself up and staggered ou
now. >> president obama commenting on egypt now that its president hosni mubarak says he will step down. good evening i'm dan ashley. president obama stressed that the transition should include a broad spectrum of voices as well as opposition parties. the quarter million protestors cheered daned and erupted in joy when the president emerged saying he will not run for reelection in september. here's a reporter in egypt. >> tonight the square erupted in anger. people finally heard from the man they have risen up against. appearing on state television president mubarak address the protestors directly tell them their demands are legitimate and that he will stand down. but not just yet. instead he pledged to spend his next few months in office restoring law and order. reforming the constitution. and the election law. not good enough says this defiant crowd in cairo. this moment was a week in the making. week of steadily mounting pressure. from people in the streets and leaders around the world. president obama dispatched a former ambassador tow egypt to deliver a message direc
of air force one. president obama is going to be on that plane and departing for oregon this morning at 8:35 in the morning. at least that's what the itinerary says right now. last night the presidential motorcade brought him into the wealthy community of woodside last night. the president had a dinner of john door. but john door was the -- but john door wasn't the only one there. mark zuckerberg, larry ellison are among the invited guests. specifically it was discussing his proposal to investigate in research at development and expand companies to grow and hire. it's part of an on going campaign. he spoke to the chamber of commerce earlier this year about similar ideas about growing the economy about how businesses can spend more money. president is planning to leave the bay area this morning. he will go to hillsborough oregon. he will meet with intel ceo. he is scheduled to give him a tour of one of the most sophisticating chip manufacturing companies in the world. ment cooing up at 5:30 i will try to find out when the president will arrive and how. we understand he left here in marin--
. the obama administration is increasing its president on president mubarak to step down and why the egyptian president says he can't do it. >>> a certain group of people in south bay will soon be able to ride public transportation for free but they have to do something first. jade hernandez is in san jose with what is required to take part in this new offer. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. that is right, they have to attempt to find housing and a job. we spoke to one bus driver this morning and we asked him what he thought about homeless people receiving free rides and there is some concern over how it will effect other riders. line 22 runs through this bus stop in east san jose. it's the longest route and there has been issues of homeless people riding to stay off the streets. in a month riders at this bus stop and any other could see changes. the vta is offering homeless people who qualify for pilot program free rides. the keyword here is qualified. the free rides are for those homeless enrolled in a program to help them find permanent housing. participates must find a photo
a president barack obama on arrival. we are expecting him to take off of route 830 or so. we believe him of the fln. you can see secret service all wrong. security guards are at here. this is impressive. i have done 5-10 president of arrival/departure is. every time you get as stated airforce what is impressive. >>darya: if yes and they stop all of the aerospace until he is on his way. it >> reporter: as plain start leaving and taking off. you can see the planes getting ready to taxi off and take off out here. as soon as the caravan arrives on site everything comes to a screeching halt. >>darya: ok, we will see it leave the hotel and and we are over to you. thank-you so much. mark? >> let us see what is in store it with our brother. >>louisa: showers are creeping their way in. palo alto and to send us a. we are looking at a few leftover bread and drops. -- wayne it drops.rain drops. looke moister pumping its way enter this debate. it is backing and into the east wait. your future cast shows showers edging in through the day and buy it 2:00 hour it is the same story. by 4:00 you will see
>>> president obama pays a visit to the bay area sharing ideas tonight with silican valley movers and shakers. good evening i'm gasia mikaelian in for julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. the guest list is a who's who of the bay area. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live in wood side where she watched the president's motorcade depart that area not too long ago. >> reporter: the dinner was held about a mile down the road. it just wrapped up within the last hour. take a look at some video we have that we took as president obama's motorcade drove by. the president was here for a private dinner at the home of john door. he's a big political donor for democrats including mr. obama. security was tight tonight as san mateo county sheriff's deputies and the secret service guarded doors to john door's home. as the motorcade pull into the dark wooded driveways, some neighbors say they are excited of the president's visit to the neighborhood. >> i think it's always good for the president to go out to the nation rather than bring people in to the white house. >> reporter: president obama was g
ramon. >>> well, the white house has been very coy about president obama's bay area visit tomorrow night. despite several requests, they have yet to release any details about exactly mr. obama is meeting with or where. but we do know the first person to greet the president will be san francisco mayor ed lee. here's nbc's jean elie reporting tonight from san francisco where the president is expected to arrive around 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. >> when i shook the hand of president obama, i asked him if he can come to san francisco. and guess what? he's here. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee says face time with the president pays. lee will be greeting mr. obama at sfo thursday. he says he won't waste a second because this presidential visit is about investing in job creation. >> he's coming with a smart checkbook, a checkbook that is aimed at investing in places where it's going to grow and jobs are created and that those jobs will impact our local economy in a very direct way. >> reporter: the president is meeting with high-tech innovators, industry leaders like mark zuckerberg and most li
this week. president barack obama is set to arrive in san francisco on thursday. we'll have a look at what he will be doing it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >>> new details on the barge that ran a ground in the san francisco bay. the crews are working on that situation. coast guard officials rushed to contain an oil spill. the company that owns the barge says it was intelligencally pushed on to a sand bar to prevent it from sinking. less than 1 gallon of oil was spilled out of the 3800 gallon tank. officials are slated to vote on whe
mubarak out of office. president mubarak's latest refusal to step down surprised the obama administration. they indicated they expected his resignation yesterday. after he said he would not leave office, president obama released a lengthy statement saying in part the egyptian people have made it clear that there is no going back on the way things were. egypt has changed and its future is in the hands of the people. >>> this morning ac transit bulls will have an escort in one neighborhood. the bus drivers refuse to drive through the area without protection after that terrible shooting. gunfire riddled one bus. they say violence is a constant problem in this neighborhood and sometimes armed young men take over the bus. >> they will get over a bus and show the operator they have a gun. and depending on what they want to do, they just have their way. sheriffs deputies has agreed to follow the buses through the troubled neighborhood. these shadow patrols are somewhat shaky. the deputies could be dispatched to another call at one time. >>> one lane of southbound 101 in redwood city is still clo
to head down the airport. he is scheduled to be down there around 8:35. now, last night president obama met with a small elite group of business leaders from silicon valley. the dinner last night was held at the home of john doerr. ktvu got a look at this motorcade. the guest list included steve jobs and rumors continue to swirl about the -- swirl about the heath of steve jobs. more on that coming up at 7:30. >>> former president bill clinton is also in the bay area. he's scheduled to sweep at a security conference in san francisco this afternoon. there's word that he's barred the press from his keynote address as the r.s.a. security conference at the moscowny center. the-- moscone center. anyone wearing a press badge will not be allowed into the speech, it's reported. >>> this morning you can still see snow on bay area mountaintops from the storm we've had. this is a live look. we're looking at mount hamilton in san jose. mount hamilton is road at quinby road because of snow and ice. the chp closed it after several accidents and spinout. the road will stay closed through saturday. >>>
, there will be chaos. he said that he told that also to president barack obama. he told me, quote, eastbound yauma is a very good man, but i told obama quote you don't understand the egyptian culture and what would happen fi stepped down right now. >> he said that he never intended for his son to follow him into office. and in yemen, tens of thousands of pro testers marched against their president. the west is concerned about instability in yemen because it's considered a main battle ground against al qaeda. in a special one-hour edition of night line tonight there will be more on the exclusive interview with egyptian president mubarak airing right here on abc 7. >> from the bay area to new york city, thousands of egyptian students are demonstrating against the reyeej here, being joined by many sympathetic to the cause. there is a look at what we hope to accomplish. >> this is all about pressure. pro dwrefrts want the obama administration to put enough pressure on president mubarak this, is the first protest we've seen in uc berkeley. and pretesters hering saying we'll continue to gather until he
president obama, and they pushed the republican party to act boldly to solve the country's problems. >> we need to restore american optimism and we need to restore america's hope for the future. >> alan: no republican has officially launched a campaign so far. >>> the obama administration will release its budget plan for 2012 on monday and it's expected to include a good deal of cuts and investment projects. one of the projects is high-speed rail, which directly benefits california. president obama wants $53 billion for high-speed rail over the next few years. california plans to build 800 miles of track for high-speed trains between san francisco and san jose, fresno, and bakersfield, l.a. and orange county. the stimulus already provided $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail but republicans are trying to revoke 2.5 billion of that. >>> san jose has posted information about the salaries and benefits of every play ployee in the city for the year 2010. the former police chief robert davis had the highest total compensation with more than $534,000 in salary and benefits. city manager made
of the biggest names in the tech industry will soon be meeting with the president. president obama will be having dinner in the bay area tonight. and on the guest list are the likes of steve jobs and mark zuckerberg. traci grant is at san francisco international where air force one is scheduled to touchdown within the hour, and that's one plan that likely won't be affected by weather delays at the airport. one never knows, though, tracy? >> it's true, you never know. a lot of the flights have been delayed today. but i can probably wager that when air force one touches down at 5:45. it will take top priority on the tarmac. these are the marines, and they are waiting to welcome air force one when it comes in in just a short time. president obama is here to break bread tonight in the silicon valley with technology's top tier of business leaders to discuss how to promote american innovation and get people back to work. imagine being in a room with the top technology executives, steve jobs, chairman and ceo of apple. larry ellison, co-founder of oracle and mark zuckerberg, president and ceo of faceboo
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but he is handing over power. just a short time ago president obama released a statement saying the egyptian government has not seized the opportunity for a path to genuine democracy. simon perez with the latest. >> reporter: president obama isn't the only one disappointed in the president's decision. hundreds of thousands packed into central cairo expecting an end to more than two weeks of protests. president hosni mubarak announcing his resignation. but instead he said he will stay on. pushing some to tears and many more to anger. >> i decided to transfer my powers to the vice president. >> reporter: but that wasn't nearly good enough for the tens of thousands of people packed into tahrir square in cairo they want egyptian president hosni mubarak gone. indeed, rumors flew all day that he would resign. hosni mubarak has been urged by the obama administration to make way for democracy. so explains susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations in san francisco today. >> there needs to be an orderly, prompt and genuine transition to real democracy, not simply a single elec
the constitution and set rules for a popular referendum to endorse those. >>> meanwhile obama administration is trying to figure out the composition of the military council in charge. who is in charge? who is handling diplomacy. >> one american official said it is something to figure out on pecking order, the first high level contact since mubarak's resigning yesterday. while things get sorted out, they are contacting every foreign minister in the arab world trying to get a fix on things. >>> meanwhile a prominent republican voice is criticizing the way president obama is handling egypt, he called mr. obama weak and indecisive. he said the administrations approach has been hesitant, inconsistant. confused and plain wrong. there should be more emphasis on protecting friends and allies. bolten made those comments in washington. >>> chanting and colorful egyptian flags in san francisco where hundreds of egyptian americans and supporters gathered at united nations plaza. their message calling on egypt to reform its government, ensure human rights protection for its people. some egyptian american
resignation. some in breeze the soldiers will surround them. president barack obama is promising american support and praise the egyptian not only for a change in the country but changing the world. >> and feeling freedom as the horse. >> the birth of a new be brought in egypt. >> there few moments of our lives. where we have the privilege to witness history taking place. this is one of those moments. >> the loss glimpse they had of the president, an appearance on tv a day and a half earlier when he appeared to defy their demand that he resign. as their anchor in frustration and threaten to turn to violence. vice-president, stepped up to the microphone. >> president mubarak has decided to step down. >> a largely peaceful and that began with violence in 1981. mubarak was an air force general serving as vice president when renegade soldiers assassinated his predecessor at a military parade. as president mubarak survived a least a half- dozen assassination attempts. largely on contested elections he was confirmed in office four times. according to some documents the u.s. assumed he would rem
of president barack obama as transportation budget. >> mark: out of egypt and the egyptian government ask the united states to freeze assets of the egyptians. in the meantime there former president is becoming a missing person. he has all but banishevanished. a committee out appointed by the military to amend the constitution says the new document will be temporary until democratic rule is that established. protests are going through middle east countries. this is a this scene iniran, they're calling for death. tens of thousands of people turned out for this rally in solidarity with egypt. it was the first show of strength from the opposition. >> darya: yemen protesters are scuffling with police. the demonstrators are demanding political reform and a white u.s. president to leave, meantime hillary clinton is making of policy address today, she will warm repressive states that curbs on internet freedom will not hold back reform. that there is no application for ending online repression. she says regimes that clampdown on internet usage will not be able to see what's been changed forever. >
mortgage giants, may soon be history. the "wall street journal" reports the obama administration could introduce several plans this week aimed at phasing out the two troubled agency. the federal government bailed both of them out back in 2008. >>> wall street this morning looking for eight straight up days when trading begins in two hours. here's ashley morrison with your moneywatch report. >>> reporter: asian markets saw profit-taking after china's central bank hiked interest traits. the nikkei lost a fraction and the hang seng was down more than 1%. ben bernanke testifies on capitol hill today. on tuesday stocks finished higher for the 7th straight session. the dow jumped another 71 points while the nasdaq tacked on 13. shares of toyota jumped 4% after a government investigation found no electronic flaws were to blame for reports of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles. the transportation department says the acceleration issues were caused by mechanical problems fixed by previous recalls. nasa engineers examined 280,000 lines of software code during the investigation. >>> m
obama says he is losing patience. >>> bay area buses followed by armed escorts. the dangerous route now getting extra protection. >>> staying dry now but major changes are coming up in the weather. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and we have early-morning roadwork this morning on 880/92 in hayward. more traffic hot spots coming up. >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. it is friday, the 11th of february. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. i think i can say happy friday, everybody. it's 4:30. >>> topping our news, angry protestors back in the streets in egypt this morning. crowds gathering now at several locations including outside the presidential palace in cairo. the president hosni mubarak, you may remember yesterday, refusing demands to step down. everyone thought he would. instead, though, he says he is transferring most of his power to his vice president. egypt's military supports mubarak's plan to stay in office. and here's live look at cairo, tahrir square. organizers calling for millions to protest today, as ines ferre reports they ho
thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. the obama administration is talking with egyptian officials having the president resign immediately. they are protesting loudly in cairo's main square. >> anti-government demonstrators are vowing to stage the largest and most intense protests today. let's take a live picture from cairo where tens of thousands are gathered and praying in the square. they plan to fill every square in the city today demanding egyptian president hosni mubarak step down immediately after 30 years in power. they have checkpoints to make sure people are unarmed and the vice president promised the army would not turn on protestors. with all the unrest the obama administration is in talks with top egyptian officials to have egyptian president hosni mubarak step down and turn over power to a traditional government. the white house says egypt should be focusing on free and fair elections later this year. but speaking exclusively, he seems determined to stay in power until elections. >> he said christianian, after 32 years in public service, he says i want to go but i cannot res
demonstrators. coming up in 15 minutes the obama administration is increasing pressure on president mubarak to step down. why the egyptian president says he can't. >>> just hours ago a fire at a homeless shelter forced hundreds of people to evacuate. this is just before 2:00 a.m. on little orchard drive. kraig debro is there. what's happening? >> reporter: hundreds of homeless people jolted out of bed by a fire alarm. it started right behind me. you see that door right there it's propped open a little bit so people can get air in there. people are cleaning up what is remaining of the laundry room. now we video tape these pictures of the laundry room. it doesn't look like a total loss. the fire department says the sprinkler system kept down the flames until the crews arrived here six minutes before the 2:00 a.m. call. more than 215 people sleeping here tonight said the alarm was a jolt but there was an orderly evacuation. that evacuation took minutes according to the homeless person. hundreds of people had to wait outside in the cold any way. >> i was sleeping everything and then fire starte
in opposition. the budget debate has even gained president obama's attention. >> what he sees happening in wisconsin, making it harder for public employees to collectively bargain, seems more like an assault on unions. >> reporter: it is an emotional issue in the state that gave birth to public worker unions 75 years ago. >> to take a and throw away the contract, to say that it's balancing the budget is bull crap. >> reporter: but new republican governor scott walker says he was hired to fill a $3.6 billion budget hole and his plan is saving 5,500 state worker jobs. >> this is a fraction of what most people working class, middle class citizens in the state are paying in terms of what we're asking for. >> reporter: the republicans say they have the votes. they need one democratic senator to come back. but, for now, all of them remain out of state in seclusion. cynthia bowers, cbs news, madison, wisconsin. >> joining us now from madison in wisconsin is the wisconsin governor, scott walker. governor, good morning. >> good morning, chris. >> we just hear from cynthia's report a second ago.
detaining the people for far too long. president obama has failed on the promise to close guantanamo and so anything we can do to help give these people some sort of humanity they deserve i think is good. >> people let out of guantanamo, quite a few of them, have rejoined terrorist activities. those who have been cleared. i don't think i would like them to be here. >> reporter: marin says they would be carefully screened before being invited. she said many have remarkable backgrounds and have a lot to offer berkeley. >> you would love to have one as a neighbor or i would love to have one as the boyfriend of my granddaughter or something like that. >> reporter: now, the peace and justice commission says that they have already identified a number of organizations that are willing to offer housing and support to the detainees. the city council is set to take up the matter and vote on the resolution at its meeting next tuesday. reporting live in berkeley, i'm jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >>> we're learning more about a mysterious death in the east bay tonight. police investigating a possi
it was down a moment ago. the nasdaq is down 14. the s&p 500 down 5. >>> president obama will be in the bay area thursday evening to meet with high-tech business leaders. so far the white house has only said the president will talk with business leaders in a session that will stress jobs, innovation and green technology and education. no specific information has been released on where the meeting will be held. the president is expected to stay overnight in the bay area before heading to oregon on friday. the economic recovery is alive and well. but the crisis is not over for the public sector. pam cook joins us from the newsroom with the newest silicon valley index report. >>> good morning. this new report shows a pretty healthy prebound for -- which added 12,000 jobs in the silicon valley. it also showed the region is struggling from government jobs and social programs. the jobs are driven to technology. facebook is growing so fast as we've been reporting, it plans to increase its work force by 50% a year. and they are moving its headquarters to a bigger facility in menlo park to accommoda
: elevennen days into this resolution in egypt and president obama has yet to take any questions about it. while he's made several statements, he's not taken reporters's questions. today he will. he holds a joint press conference with the prime minister of canada at the white house later today. now, top members of his administration, president obama's administration, have been working behind the scenes feverishly on a proposal. they are working with top egyptian officials on this proposal to get egypt's president, hosni mubarak, to step down immediately. and here on capitol hill last night, the u.s. senate passed a resolution urging mubarak to hand over power. >> there is every possibility that this crisis lurches into a genuine massacre, and we cannot afford that. and we must do everything in our power to see that it stops. >> reporter: here on capitol hill, momentum also seems to be building for the idea of cutting off aid to egypt unless mubarak steps down now. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> time now, 7:17. well, fashion desig
approximately $315 million a day. president barack obama is watching the situation, he made that remark yesterday change was happening because the people want it. and then all of a sudden he refused to step down. he is 82 years old survived numerous attempts to its assassinations we will see what will happen. he says he will be in office until september when the elections take place. we will have much more on this throughout the morning. other news. what can be done to prevent another oil spill like the gulf of mexico disaster. national commission on the bp deepwater rise in oil spill, they will testify in this morning telling a subcommittee recommendation based on the final report which came all last month. this bill sent millions of gallons of oil into the gulf last summer. after a deadly explosion on a platform. the winning streak is over after eight days of gains the dow lost 10 points, at their markets closed on a positive note, s&p rose a point, the commerce department releases its latest trade data this morning. wall street journal is reporting blockbusters it is for sale after a
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